Newsmap – a great treemap example

Treemaps should be used to display high volumes of data. They offer an opportunity to make vast and complex data accessible – primarily for spotting exceptions and overall patterns. Read about treemaps in the article “Discovering Business Intelligence Using Treemap Visualizations” (pdf) written by Ben Shneiderman (the man who invented treemaps), and take a look at this (the newsmap) wonderful example from marumushi:

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